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Carmelo Hayes & Max Caster Feud On Twitter Over Hand Signal

February 21, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Carmelo Hayes WWE NXT Image Credit: WWE/Twitter

The Acclaimed and Carmelo Hayes happen to use the same hand signal in AEW and NXT respectively, and they had a little back-and-forth on Twitter over it. The Acclaimed use the finger “A” to signify their name, while Hayes uses it to reference the fact that he is, in his words, “The A Champion” on NXT. That all led to Max Caster sharing a clip of Hayes doing the sign in his North American Championship match against Carmelo Hayes, captioning it:

“Everyone loves the Acclaimed”

Hayes saw that and fired back, “Damn I didn’t know this was your thing, I don’t watch the YouTube show,” which led to a tongue-in-cheek slam from Max accusing Hayes of “being racist”: